Criminal Defense and Civil Litigation
Ledford & Associates is dedicated to providing the most comprehensive legal support. We approach each client with a focus on integrity, advocacy, and understanding. We fight for you! Paul A. Ledford earned his J.D. Degree from the University of Minnesota Law School (J.D. 1995), and his undergraduate degree from Northern Michigan University (B.A. magna cum laude, 1992). Mr. Ledford is the founder of Ledford & Associates, establishing the firm in April 2002. He is a member of the Michigan Bar Association. He has been admitted to practice in all of the courts in the State of Michigan, as well as the U.S. Federal District Court - Western District of Michigan. Mr. Ledford is a former member of the Minnesota Bar Association. Reported cases include: Northland Ins. Cos. v. Blaylock, 115 F. Supp. 2d 1108 (D. Minn. 2000); Knue v. Smith, 269 Mich.App. 217; 711 N.W.2d 84 (Mich.App., 2005) (rev'd by: 478 Mich. 88; 731 N.W.2d 686 (Mich. 2007). Mr. Ledford is a member of the following organizations: Michigan Bar Association; National Rifle Association (Life Member); Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners. Mr. Ledford is a founding member of the Second Amendment Bar Association (SABA). Mr. Ledford is on the attorney referral network for the NRA Self-Defense Insurance and the USCCA Self-Defense Insurance programs. Mr. Ledford continually teaches the legal portion of Concealed Pistol License courses, and since 2001, has taught well over an estimated 7000 CPL applicants. Mr. Ledford also regularly lectures as a guest at Grand Valley State University on issues of liberty, the Second Amendment, Search and Seizure, and other law related topics, and is available upon request. ?Early in his career, Mr. Ledford was selected as a "Rising Star" by Law and Politics two years running. Mr. Ledford practices in both the State and Federal courts, and represents clients before the Court of Appeals and the Michigan Supreme Court. Areas of Practice: business transactional law and civil litigation and appeals, real estate, entertainment and sports law, estate planning, administration and probate, trademark and copyright, CPL/CCW and criminal defense law.? Mr. Ledford is available for both radio and T.V. appearances, upon request. If you or someone you know is in need of aggressive representation, contact Ledford & Associates today. Our experienced Grand Rapids attorneys are here to fight for you! Are you tired of being lost when searching for legal advice? Are you frustrated by or concerned that individualized attention ends with a telephone number, voice-mail, or worse, silence. Bigger is not necessarily better. Paul Ledford is a tenacious, personable attorney with over 20 years of experience in the legal profession who cares about you and your legal needs. Personal attention to you and your legal claims, lawsuits, transactions, and litigation is the hallmark of Ledford & Associates. If you are looking for legal help or representation anywhere throughout Michigan, and especially in Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Muskegon, Kalamazoo and surrounding counties, including the communities of Grandville, Jenison, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Grand Haven, Holland, Kalamazoo, Kentwood, Caledonia, Rockford, Sparta, Coopersville, Marne, Walker, Allendale, and both Western University and Grand Valley State University (GVSU), that provides cost efficient, responsive, and truly effective legal representation and advice for you, then look no further. Paul Ledford has a reputation for being an aggressive transaction and litigation attorney that is not afraid to go up against the “big boys” and win for you. Mr. Ledford represents clients in real estate, business and commercial matters and litigation; Mergers & Acquisitions; creditors’ rights; estate & succession planning, Wills & Trusts, estate administration and probate; copyright, trademark and Internet law; and criminal defense. Paul has successfully advised and legally represented clients in a number of wide-ranging issues, settlements, and lawsuits.